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Papers of Note: Dec 14, 2010


Massive parallel DNA pyrosequencing analysis of the tumor suppressor BRG1/SMARCA4 in lung primary tumors.
Rodriguez-Nieto S, Cañada A, Pros E, Pinto AI, et al.
Hum Mutat. 2010 Dec 7. [Epub ahead of print]

W-ChIPeaks: a comprehensive web application tool for processing ChIP-chip and ChIP-seq data.
Lan X, Bonneville R, Apostolos J, Wu W, Jin VX.
Bioinformatics. 2010 Dec 7. [Epub ahead of print]

A garter snake transcriptome: pyrosequencing, de novo assembly, and sex-specific differences.
Schwartz TS, Tae H, Yang Y, Mockaitis K, et al.
BMC Genomics. 2010 Dec 7;11(1):694. [Epub ahead of print]

Nanopore detection of 8-oxo-7,8-dihydro-2'-deoxyguanosine in immobilized single-stranded DNA via adduct formation to the DNA damage site.
Schibel AE, An N, Jin Q, Fleming AM, et al.
J Am Chem Soc. 2010 Dec 7. [Epub ahead of print]

Fabrication of nanopores for biomacromolecule detection.
Yao ZN, Wang KG, Jin AZ, Li JJ, et al.
J Nanosci Nanotechnol. 2010 Nov;10(11):7300-2.

Nanoporous platinum solid-state reference electrode with layer-by-layer polyelectrolyte junction for pH sensing chip.
Noh J, Park S, Boo H, Kim HC, Chung TD.
Lab Chip. 2010 Dec 7. [Epub ahead of print]

RSEQtools: A modular framework to analyze RNA-seq data using compact, anonymized data summaries.
Habegger L, Sboner A, Gianoulis TA, Rozowsky J, et al.Bioinformatics. 2010 Dec 5. [Epub ahead of print]

Overcoming methodical limits of standard RHD genotyping by next-generation sequencing.
Stabentheiner S, Danzer M, Niklas N, Atzmüller S, et al.
Vox Sang. 2010 Dec 7. doi: 10.1111/j.1423-0410.2010.01444.x.

DNA tunneling detector embedded in a nanopore.
Ivanov AP, Instuli E, McGilvery C, Baldwin G, et al.
Nano Lett. 2010 Dec 6. [Epub ahead of print]

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